Physics of Radiation Therapy by Faiz M. Khan
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Physics of Radiation Therapy
By Faiz M. Khan

The Physics of Radiation Therapy

4th Revised edition

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Format: Hardback

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Physics of Radiation Therapy by Faiz M. Khan

Book Description

Dr. Khan's classic textbook on radiation oncology physics is now in its thoroughly revised and updated Fourth Edition. It provides the entire radiation therapy team--radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists--with a thorough understanding of the physics and practical clinical applications of advanced radiation therapy technologies, including 3D-CRT, stereotactic radiotherapy, HDR, IMRT, IGRT, and proton beam therapy. These technologies are discussed along with the physical concepts underlying treatment planning, treatment delivery, and dosimetry. This Fourth Edition includes brand-new chapters on image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and proton beam therapy. Other chapters have been revised to incorporate the most recent developments in the field. This edition also features more than 100 full-color illustrations throughout. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780781788564
ISBN-10: 0781788560
Classification: Therapy & therapeutics , Oncology , Medical imaging
Format: Hardback (277mm x 213mm x 25mm)
Pages: 592
Imprint: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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